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Our Facility and Events Promoter can assist you with locating venues, facilities, and associated tourist related services for special events, meetings, retreats, weddings, reunions, sporting events, festivals, shows and much more.

Michele Hill
Facility and Events Promoter
(435) 259-1340
events@discovermoab.com

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The Official Moab, Utah 2010 Calendar of Events

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Moab Events

  • Free Event Listing - If you have a tourism related Moab event that you would like to add to this list, click here to submit your event for possible inclusion.
  • Event Grants - The Moab Area Travel Council will provide grant assistance to organizations to aid in the development of tourism. The purpose of the grant is to increase the level of tourism in Grand County through new or fledgling events that could become annual events. For guidelines visit www.grandcountyutah.net/travel.htm
Ongoing events
Thursdays Moab Information Center 2010 Lecture Series
Informative series of lectures relating to southeastern Utah. Usually on Thursday evenings at the Moab Information Center, although some dates may vary. - Main & Center Street in Moab - Free - 7:00pm. For more information visit www.cnha.org/mic.cfm
Thursdays Fallen Arches Square Dance Club - Thursday Nights at the Grand Center (182 North 500 West) - All square dancers & visitors welcome! Call to verify dance and for lesson information: 435-259-2724 (Bob or Flora) or 435-719-4169 (Tom or Sandy).
 
JANUARY   2010
Fri 1  New Year's Day - Holiday
Mon  18  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Holiday
FEBRUARY   2010
Fri-Sun  12-14 Western Stars Cowboy Poetry Gathering featuring Suzy Boggus and Dave Stamey
President's Day weekend western celebration with cowboy poets, music, barrel racing, chili cookin' contests, square dancing, western art, vendors, workshops and lectures. For more information visit moabwesternstars.com or call 435-259-6272. Moab Arts and Recreation Center (100 North 111 East).
Mon  15 President's Day - Holiday
Sat  20 WabiSabi Fashion Bizzare 2010 - Moab Montage
The WabiSabi Mardi Gras Fashion Show is a Moab institution, highlighting the town's creatively wild side. Volunteer designers spend a year crafting themed fashions out of community castoffs, and these outfits are displayed with flair on the catwalk by Moab's top models. The designs are then auctioned off to benefit Moab's nonprofit organizations. It's a win-win-win event, entertaining the community, recycling its unwanted items, and benefiting its residents in need.
Sat  27 Puttin' on the Ritz
Puttin' on the Ritz is Seekhaven's annual fundraiser.  Join us this year in celebrating twenty years of service to victims of domestic violence and the homeless in our community. It will be an exciting night of dining and dancing at the Red Cliff's Lodge. For more info call 435-259-2229.
MARCH   2010
 Fri-Tue 12-16 Skinny Tire Festival
The three rides of the Skinny Tire Festival highlight Moab’s different road riding opportunities. Channel the energy of riding through this grandeur of Moab’s canyon country by putting purpose behind your cycling. This event raises funds for cancer survivorship programs. For more information contact 435-259-2698 or visit www.SkinnyTireEvents.com.
Fri-Sun  19-21 Moab Community Theatre Performance - Fictional Animals is a collage of theatrical shorts exploring the pleasures and perils of intimate human relationships, written by Moab's own Chaz Howard. For mature audiences only. The play will be performed in Moab's historic Star Hall (159 E Center St). Tickets are $8 in advance at Arches Book Company or $10 at the door. The performances on the 19th and 20th begin at 7 pm; the performance on the 21st begins at 2:00 pm. For more info call 435-259-9314.
Sat  20 35th Annual Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Run
Full details and registration information is available at www.moabhalfmarathon.org or call 435-259-4525.
Sat  20 RIVETER at Frankie D's - Western Colorado's all-girl-fronted rock band, RIVETER, will be hitting Frankie D's stage Saturday, March 20th at 9 pm to play their own brand of rock-n-roll. They play a seamless blend of high-energy originals and Riveterized covers by artists such as The Clash, The Runaways, The Ramones, Social Distortion and Bob Dylan. For more info call 435-259-2654.
Sat-Sun  20-21 Motocross Racing - USRA Season Opener - For more info visit redrockdirtriders.com or call 435-259-2478.
Tue  23 Beliss Live at Eddie McStiff's - Singing songwriting sister-duo will appear at Eddie McStiff's at 7 pm, no cover.  For more info visit belissmusic.com.
Fri-Sat  26-27 Moab Community Theatre Performance - Fictional Animals is a collage of theatrical shorts exploring the pleasures and perils of intimate human relationships, written by Moab's own Chaz Howard. For mature audiences only. The play will be performed in Moab's historic Star Hall (159 E Center St). Tickets are $8 in advance at Arches Book Company or $10 at the door. For more info call 435-259-9314.
Sat-Sun 3/27-4/4 Easter Jeep Safari
Easter Jeep Safari consists of trail rides, mostly day long trips, departing from Moab throughout this week long event. The Red Rock 4-Wheelers of Moab officially runs approximately 9 different trails every day, with "Big Saturday" culminating in the largest ever single trail ride departure happening - around 30 groups line up in down town Moab to head off in every direction for 30 different trails! For more info visit rr4w.com Note: This massive week-long event is one of the largest events of the year for Moab. Please make your camping/lodging reservations as early as possible!
Sat-Sun 3/27-4/4 Operation Cooperation - Join Solutions of Moab as they work with the Sheriff's office, the Solid Waste District, SITLA, BLM, Trail Mix, Rocky Mountain Extreme and a corps of volunteers to maximize recycling and minimize waste and damage to the land. Volunteer for a variety of tasks. Call Sara at 435-259-0910 or visit moab-solutions.org for more information.
APRIL   2010
Sat-Sun 3/27-4/4 Easter Jeep Safari
Continued (See description above)
Sun 4 Easter - Holiday
Mon 5 & 12 Moab Incredible Insects - Dead Horse Point State Park - Desert insects have unique adaptations that enable them to survive and thrive. Learn about our local insects and explore the desert to see what you can find! Meet at the visitor center amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. for this half-hour program. 435-259-2614
Tue 6 & 13 Moab Plants and People of the Colorado Plateau - Dead Horse Point State Park - Join the park naturalist for a half-hour program about the plants and people of the Colorado Plateau. Find out how the Prehistoric Indians lived in the area with no grocery stores or modern conveniences. Meet at the visitor center amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. 435-259-2614
Sat 10 Moab Art Walk - Stroll Moab's galleries, shops, and cafes and view fine locally created Moab art. The Moab Art Walk includes featured artists and receptions. Most exhibits run for a month or more so feel free to stop in anytime at participating locations! For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4446. 6pm-9pm
Sat  17 & 24 Leapin' Lizards! - Dead Horse Point State Park - Join the park naturalist for a half-hour program about reptiles. Test your reptile knowledge, learn what lives at Dead Horse Point State Park and get inside the mind of a rattlesnake! Meet at the visitor center amphitheater at 7:30 p.m.
Sat-Sun  17-25 National Park Week - To make it easier to experience America's Great Outdoors, the National Park Service is waiving entrance fees, so visitors can enjoy all 392 national parks for free April 17-25. In addition, many national park concessioners are offering special promotions that are certain to add to your fun.
Wed-Sat  21-24 Moab UTV Rally
The Moab UTV Rally is the largest and most epic UTV and Side by Side event in the United States. It consists of daily organized trail rides, organized poker run, evening events such as barrel racing, tug of war, pole bending, and drag races to FREE demo rides from Yamaha, Polaris, Kawasaki, Arctic Cat, Kymco, Honda, Tomcar, and Ruesch. For more info visit utvrally.com, email chris@utvrally.com, or call Chris @ 602-568-3944.
Thu-Sun 22-25 MOAB YOGA on the ROCKS - Backpacking yoga retreat - Moab Yoga on the Rocks is dedicated to delivering an enriching, refreshing and rejuvenating backpacking and outdoor yoga retreat. Fee charged. For more info visit moabyogaontherocks.com or call 801-842-6234.
Fri-Sun  23-25 April Action Car Show
Classic Car Show - Hot Rods, Trucks, Customs, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Classics, and much more! Visit www.moab-utah.com/aprilaction/ for more information. Note: This event is one of the largest events of the year for Moab. Please make your camping/lodging reservations as early as possible! For more information call 435-259-5858.
Thu-Sun  4/29-5/2 Moab Photography Symposium
A 4-day gathering of photography lovers who come to learn new technical and artistic skills through discussion and workshops. The workshops will focus on composition, Photoshop techniques and much more. For more information visit moabphotosym.com, contact Bruce Hucko at bhucko@frontiernet.net, or call 435-259-4176.
MAY   2010
Sat-Sun 1-2 GranFondoMoab - A timed road cycling event on the La Sal loop road. For more information go to www.granfondomoab.com or call 435-259-6294.
Thu 6 Peter Bradley Adams Benefit Concert - Renowned musician, singer/song-writer Peter Bradley Adams (peterbradleyadams.com) will be coming to Moab for a one-night performance at Star Hall. The Benefit concert will support the Moab Valley Multicultural Center and the Youth Garden Project's Collaborative Multicultural Community Garden Project. For more info call 435-260-9440.
Thu-Sun 6-9 MOAB YOGA on the ROCKS - Backpacking yoga retreat - Moab Yoga on the Rocks is dedicated to delivering an enriching, refreshing and rejuvenating backpacking and outdoor yoga retreat. Fee charged. For more info visit moabyogaontherocks.com or call 801-842-6234.
Sat 8 Moab Art Walk - Stroll Moab's galleries, shops, and cafes and view fine locally created Moab art. The Moab Art Walk includes featured artists and receptions. Most exhibits run for a month or more so feel free to stop in anytime at participating locations! For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4446. 6pm-9pm
Sat 8 Moab Mountain Relay - This BACKSIDE 50 mile course is a relay-style race. You, plus a team of 5 of your favorite running buddies, will check out Moab from the “backside” as you run along the La Sal Mountain Loop Road. Feel the burn as you and your teammates tough through elevation changes that range from 4800 feet to 8800 feet. For more info visit moabrelay.com.
Sat-Sun 8-9 Moab Superjam - A new event funded by the Arts Council. Moab Superjam is a free, outdoor public concert showcasing Moab's thriving and lively local music scene. Superjam is produced by Stonefed, Moab's legendary jam band. The concert will take place at Old City Park, Moab's most beautiful and family-friendly outdoor music venue. Free Admission. Music from noon to 10 pm. For more info call 435 259 0734.
Wed-Sat 12-15 Rally on the Rocks - Rally on the Rocks is a UTV specific event with guided trail rides, UTV games, and vendor row. For more info visit rallyontherocks.com or call 661-213-6922. Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S. Highway 191)
Thu-Sun 13-16 Miatas In Moab IV - Over 250-300 Mazda Miata Sports Cars will converge in Moab representing 45+ Miata Clubs from 30+ states and Canada. Expected attendance is between 500-600. This event features drives, activities, and festivities. For more info call 801-597-1456.
Sun-Fri 23-28 goneMOAB - Every year in Moab Utah there is an annual event for all Nissan 4 Wheel Drive owners that defines the Nissan Off-road Community. If you are looking for the most scenic trails in the world goneMOAB is for you. For more info call 970-368-0025.
Mon 24 The Moab Area Chamber's First Annual Spring Swing - Moab Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament/Fundraiser. Golf, bar-b-que luncheon, prizes, & raffle items. Become a Charter Member of the tournament! For more info call 435-259-7814.
Wed-Sun 26-30 Moab Mogfest - Unimogs come to Moab for four and a half fun-filled days of off-road adventure. Join us for group trail rides (novice, scenic and advanced), full moon ride, Unimog technical chats and training, and a group BBQ! For more information visit couchoffroad.com or call 720-329-8084.
Thu 27 Full Moon Hike at Dead Horse Point State Park - Join park staff for a mile-long sunset/moonrise hike. Meet at the Neck parking area, about a mile south of the visitor center at 8:30 p.m. for this hour-long program.
Sat-Sun 29-30 Annual Moab Arts Festival - Swanny City Park (400 North 100 West) - For more information visit www.moabartsfestival.org
Mon 31 Memorial Day - Holiday
JUNE   2010
 Thu-Sat 3-5 Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo - Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S. Highway 191) - Includes bull riders, barrel races, team roping, individual roping, saddle bronc, bare back, mutton bustin', clowns, and more. Fee.
Sat 12 Moab Art Walk - Stroll Moab's galleries, shops, and cafes and view fine locally created Moab art. The Moab Art Walk includes featured artists and receptions. Most exhibits run for a month or more so feel free to stop in anytime at participating locations! For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4446. 6pm-9pm
Sat 26 Raft for the Cure - The Moab Adventure Center has teamed with Susan G. Komen for the Cure Salt Lake City to help raise money for the fight against breast cancer. Learn more at the official website: RaftfortheCure.com. After your rafting adventure, join everyone at the Moab Adventure Center for a BBQ Dinner, free LIVE concert and auction giveaways. For more info call 866-904-1163 or 435-259-7019.
Sat-Sun  26-27 Moonshadows in Moab –Road cycle under the power of the full desert moon. For more information visit  www.skinnytireevents.com or call 435-259-2698.
JULY   2010
 Sun 4 Independence Day - Holiday
Mon 26 Full Moon Hike at Dead Horse Point State Park - Join park staff for a one-mile hike to watch the full moon rise. Meet at the Neck, about a mile south of the visitor center at 8 p.m. for this hour-long program. We will discover some animals that are rising as other animals go to sleep for the night.
AUGUST   2010
Tue 24 Full Moon Hike at Dead Horse Point State Park - Join park staff for a mile-long hike at sunset while the full moon is rising. Along the way we will discover some animals that are rising as other animals go to sleep for the night. Meet at the Neck, about one mile south of the visitor center at 8 p.m. for this hour-long program.
SEPTEMBER   2010
 Thu-Mon 2-13 Moab Music Festival - Presenting "Music in Concert with the Landscape," the Moab Music Festival offers world class musical performances set in the spectacular landscape of the Utah canyonlands region. For more information visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Sat-Mon  4-6 Labor Day Red Rock 4 Wheelers Campout
Organized by the Red Rock 4-Wheelers - Overnight trips with backcountry camping, with additional day-trips on each of the three days. The club will organize the event and provide the guides, you bring all your other needs. Early trail reservations are recommended. For more info visit rr4w.com.
Mon 6 Labor Day - Holiday
Sat 11 Moab Art Walk - Stroll Moab's galleries, shops, and cafes and view fine locally created Moab art. The Moab Art Walk includes featured artists and receptions. Most exhibits run for a month or more so feel free to stop in anytime at participating locations! For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4446. 6pm-9pm
Thu-Sun  16-19 MOAB YOGA on the ROCKS - Backpacking yoga retreat - Moab Yoga on the Rocks is dedicated to delivering an enriching, refreshing and rejuvenating backpacking and outdoor yoga retreat. Fee charged. For more info visit moabyogaontherocks.com or call 801-842-6234.
Fri-Sun  17-19 Moab Century Tour
The Moab Century Tour encompasses an inspiring variety of landscape to awaken the cycling spirit. Channel the energy of riding through this grandeur of Moab’s canyon country by putting purpose behind your cycling. By focusing proceeds of the Tour with cancer survivorship programs each participant becomes a powerful force against cancer. For more info call 435-259-2698 or visit skinnytireevents.com.
Wed-Sun  22-26 Skydive Moab Festival - Come see over 300+ skydivers jump and make over 3000 jumps in just 4 days. They'll reach speeds well over 150 mph. For more info visit www.skydivemoab.com, send an email to info@skydivemoab.com, or call 435-259-JUMP.
Thu 23 Full Moon Hike at Dead Horse Point State Park - Join park staff for a mile-long full moon hike. Meet at the Neck parking area at 7:30 p.m. for this hour-long program.
Thu-Sun  23-26 MOAB YOGA on the ROCKS - Backpacking yoga retreat - Moab Yoga on the Rocks is dedicated to delivering an enriching, refreshing and rejuvenating backpacking and outdoor yoga retreat. Fee charged. For more info visit moabyogaontherocks.com or call 801-842-6234.
Thu-Sun 9/30-10/3 Moab Outerbike - Outerbike is an outdoor bicycle demo event open to consumers.  The world's best bike manufacturers will be bringing their new models to Moab. For more information visit outerbike.com or call 800-845-2453.
Thu-Sun  9/30-10/3 MOAB YOGA on the ROCKS - Backpacking yoga retreat - Moab Yoga on the Rocks is dedicated to delivering an enriching, refreshing and rejuvenating backpacking and outdoor yoga retreat. Fee charged. For more info visit moabyogaontherocks.com or call 801-842-6234.
OCTOBER   2010
 Fri-Sat 1-9 Moab Plein Air Festival - The Moab Plein Air Festival will gather artist from around the country to participate in outdoor painting in the beautiful Moab area.  Artist will travel to surrounding area destinations to work in Plein Air. For more info visit pleinairmoab.com call 435-686-2545.
Thu-Sun  7-10 Annual Gem & Mineral Show
Points & Pebbles Gem & Mineral Show. Dealers, exhibits, field trips and a lot more. Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S. Highway 191). For more info visit moabrockclub.net.
Sat 9 Moab Art Walk - Stroll Moab's galleries, shops, and cafes and view fine locally created Moab art. The Moab Art Walk includes featured artists and receptions. Most exhibits run for a month or more so feel free to stop in anytime at participating locations! For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4446. 6pm-9pm
Sat-Sun  9-10 Suzuki 24 Hours of Moab Mountain Bike Race
Annual Team Relay-Style Mountain Bike Race held in the Behind the Rocks Area  - An extremely popular 24 hour mountain bike race set in a spectacular red rock desert.  Sections of this course follow an old jeep trail while others contain some wild downhill segments.  For more information visit www.grannygear.com or call 304-259-5533.
Mon 11 Columbus Day - Holiday
Sat 16 Oldtime Bluegrass String Band Music at Star Hall - Sweet Sunny South returns to Star Hall on the heels of their 5th acclaimed CD "Carried off by a Twister". This award winning Colorado group is celebrating their 10th year together. They've played stages such as the Strawberry Music Fest, Four Corners Folk Fest, Santa Fe Bluegrass Fest, Anchorage Folk Fest and many more. Always a great show. For more info visit sweetsunnysouth.com or call 970-260-6493.
Sun  17 The Other Half Marathon
The Other Half is a 13.1 mile running event that begins at Dewey Bridge on Highway 128 and winds through some of the most stunning scenery in the country to its finish at the Sorrel River Ranch. For more information call 435-259-4525 or visit www.moabhalfmarathon.org.
Thu-Sun  21-24 Confluence: A Celebration of Reading and Writing - Confluence consists of a four day Intensive Writing workshop and a weekend celebration of the written word. The weekend events include panel discussions, films, author readings, hikes with authors and mini writing workshops. For more information call 435-259-6272.
Fri 22 Full Moon Hike at Dead Horse Point State Park - Join park staff for a mile-long full moon hike. Temperatures will be chilly so bring a hat and jacket. Meet at the Neck parking area at 6 p.m. for this hour-long program.
Fri-Sun  29-31 5th Annual Moab Ho-Down Mountain Bike Festival - Moab's fat tire festival has changed and evolved over the past few decades into what is now being presented by Chile Pepper Bike Shop in Moab. The festival offers group shuttles and rides, movie premiere, townie tour, Super D Race, DH Race and an outrageous costume party. For more info visit moabhodown.com, call 435-259-4688 or email info@chilebikes.com.
Sat  30 Annual Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival
The whole family will enjoy watching sling-shots, catapults, trebuchets, and air-cannons launching pumpkins across the sky. For additional information visit www.youthgardenproject.org or call 435-259-2326.
NOVEMBER   2010
Fri-Sun 5-7 Moab Folk Music Festival
An exciting gathering of accomplished artists from the national, regional and local contemporary folk music community. The Moab Folk Music Festival brings some of the finest singer/songwriter musicians in the country. For additional information visit www.moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-259-3198.
Thu 11 Veterans Day - Holiday
Sat 13 Moab Art Walk - Stroll Moab's galleries, shops, and cafes and view fine locally created Moab art. The Moab Art Walk includes featured artists and receptions. Most exhibits run for a month or more so feel free to stop in anytime at participating locations! For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4446. 6pm-9pm
Thu 25 Thanksgiving Day - Holiday
DECEMBER   2010
TBA TBA Christmas Tree Lighting
County Courthouse (125 E Center) @ 5:30pm
TBA TBA Electric Light Parade
Kick off the holiday season with Moab's annual Electric Light Parade. Year after year this spectacular display of lighted floats and holiday costumes grows and attracts more and more spectators. The entire family will enjoy this amazing collection of lighted floats as they travel along Main Street in downtown Moab. For more information call 435-259-7814.
Fri-Sat 3-4 Winter Sun Festival - Weekend holiday event full of fun, festivities, food and activities.  Activities include Winter Sun 10K Run, Electric Light Parade, Tree Lighting Ceremony, Musicians and Carolers, Main St. Merchant Specials, 2 Arts and Craft Fairs, a Community Dance, Refreshments, and a visit with Santa!
Sat 4 Winter Sun 10K Run - The Annual Winter Sun 10k road race is a fun filled small town run that takes place in early December when the air in Moab is crisp and the skies are blue and sunny. For more information visit www.moabhalfmarathon.org or call 435-259-4525.
Sat 11 Moab Art Walk - Stroll Moab's galleries, shops, and cafes and view fine locally created Moab art. The Moab Art Walk includes featured artists and receptions. Most exhibits run for a month or more so feel free to stop in anytime at participating locations! For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-4446. 6pm-9pm
Sat 25 Christmas Day - Holiday

Note: TBA = To Be Announced